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Why this summer might be a test for the Texas Electric Grid - Fort Worth Star-Telegram - 4.10.18

Power plants gear up for summer of heat and potential shortages - Houston Chronicle - 4.5.18

Smart meters helped Houston withstand widespread power loss during Harvey - Houston Chronicle - 3.9.18

Texas grid operator warns of possible rotating blackouts this summer - San Antonio Express News - 3.2.18

Will Texans see sky-high electric bills this summer? Grid operator sends dire warning - The Texas Tribune 3.2.18

Potential record demand to test Texas electricity grid this summer - Austin American-Statesman - 3.1.18

ERCOT news release: Grid operator predicts record-breaking peak demand this summer - News Bulletins 3.1.18

Linemen facing one of the most challenging restoration efforts in United Coop's history - Stephenville Empire-Tribune 2.22.18

Texas' summer power prices expected to rise - Ryan Maye Handy - 2.20.18

Cyber Assault On Electric Grid Could Make U.S. Feel Like Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico - Forbes - 2.6.18

Natural gas expected to remain dominant power source through 2019 - Houston Chronicle - 1.24.18

The Home Heating Debate Heats Up As Temperatures Plunge In Texas - Forbes - 1.19.18

Regulators reject Rick Perry's plan to aid coal industry - Houston Chronicle - 1.8.18

Cold Spell Adds To Nuclear Power, Coal Argument for Perry Plan - The Texas Energy Report - 1.5.18

San Antonio's utility hits usage record with cold snap - San Antonio Express - News - 1.3.18

Any Way You Slice It, Wind and Solar Cost More and Deliver Less than Traditional Electric Power Sources - The Heartland Institute -  12.3.17

Changes in the Texas wholesale energy grid may increase prices - Austin Monitor - 11.27.17

What does Trump's repeal of environmental rules mean for Texas? - The Texas Tribune - 10.13.17

New Report Inadvertently Shows Texas Is Better At Fighting Global Warming Than California - The Daily Caller - 8.22.17

Fossil fuel protesters are mostly clueless about how much those low-cost fuels impact and improve their lives - The American -  8.22.17

TX Leads in Energy Consumption - Dallas News 8.21.17

Trump taps former McConnell aide to head Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - The Washington Times - 8.10.17

15 years after deregulation, should Texas revamp its power markets? - 8.8.17

Perry touts energy exports, awaits study on electric grid - Houston Chronicle - 7.18.17

Summer Electricity Demands Could Set New Records in Texas - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth 6.26.17

University Lands

When Lightning Strikes - theHorse.com

Man killed in accident trimming trees near power lines - San Antonio Express News - 5.5.17

Perry Orders Review of Electric Grid - News Talk WBAP-AM - 4.22.17

With Senate confirmation, Perry takes reins at critical moment for Energy Department - Houston Chronicle 3.2.17

Rio Grande Electric Cooperative partners with EPA - 10.10.08